Pope John Paul II’s Canonization Wasn’t Too Fast
Those who have complained about a short-circuited process are mostly people who never wanted to see John Paul II canonized at all. Read More.
The Pope Is No Radical
Pope Francis’s recent comments show not an abandonment of traditional church doctrine, but a radical commitment to upholding it. Read More.
The Pope’s Priorities: An Opportunity for Evangelical Clarity
Those who would defend the church’s moral teachings—on “those issues” and all the rest—would do well to proclaim, first and above all else, the love of God in the person of Jesus Christ. Read More.
In the Land of Crosses
Lithuania is home to is a truly remarkable memorial: an invitation to see history through the prism of the cross and its mystery of redemptive suffering. Read More.
The Christ-Centered Pope
Pope Francis knows that by insisting on conversion to Jesus Christ, and on the Church’s ministry as an instrument of His mercy, the Church can transform a deeply wounded culture. Read More.
Where the 20th Century Happened
The 20th century happened in Cracow. And the answer to the 20th century was given there, too. Read More.
G.K. Chesterton, Genius
In his new biography of G.K. Chesterton, Ian Ker tells the story of a man who was utterly convinced that history is a divine comedy, not a terrible tragedy. Read More.
The Unbelievably Small War
It would be terrible to put our troops in harm’s way with no clear objective; it would be far worse to ask them to kill in an unjustified war. Read More.
A Chapel of Consequence
The chapel in the archbishop’s residence in Cracow has witnessed a lot of modern Church history. Read More.
The Civil War Sesquicentennial: Summer Reading
Learning from the past might—just might—give us some insight into the ordered liberty, with justice for all, that we are pledged to seek as a nation. Read More.
On Really Not Getting It
Deeply entrenched supporters of the unrestricted abortion license created by the Supreme Court in 1973 continue to muddle the public debate with their confusions. Read More.
Family and Faith: A Two-Way Street
In an interview about her new book How the West Really Lost God, EPPC Senior Fellow Mary Eberstadt discusses the double helix of faith and family. Read More.
Zingers, Previously Unused
Over the years, one collects lots of quotes and zingers that don’t always make it into columns. It seems a shame not to share with readers and posterity. Read More.
Humanae Vitae at 45
Pope Paul VI anticipated the cultural impacts of the contraceptive society with a clarity of foresight that is remarkably impressive. Read More.
The Failures of U.S. International Religious Freedom Policy
Promoting international religious freedom is both morally sound and politically wise. The United States’ policy, however, favors empty rhetoric over strategy. Read More.
A New Approach to Modern Catholic History
Evangelical Catholicism is not some fifty-yard line between Catholic left and Catholic right, but a vision of Church far beyond those polarities. Read More.
Letter from Ukraine: A Church of Martyrs Confronts the Cultural Iron Curtain
The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is a rare sign of hope in a nation beset by corruption on a slow slide back toward old, authoritarian ways. Read More.
Continuing to Fight for Marriage
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s bad marriage rulings, we must continue the battle in defense of marriage. Read More.
Remembering Andrew Greeley
The late Father Andrew Greeley embodied in a singular way the last rowdy moment of urban, ethnic, Counter-Reformation Catholicism in America. Read More.